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Orien Vernon

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameOrien Vinton•Vernon
Used nameOrien•Vernon
Born7 September 1874 in McLouth, Kansas (USA)
Died24 June 1951 in Westland, Michigan (USA)
NOC United States


Born in Kansas to John Edgerton Vernon and Elizabeth Whaley Vernon, Orien Vernon played both singles and doubles at the 1904 Olympics. Newspapers of the time describe him as from Kansas City. He later died in Michigan. He married Katherine Lilley, by whom he had two children, Vinton and Dean.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1904 Summer Olympics Tennis USA Orien Vernon
Singles, Men (Olympic) =16
Singles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) =9
Singles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 2
Doubles, Men (Olympic) Wilfred Blatherwick =9
Doubles, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) Wilfred Blatherwick =3